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David Brooks: Should you live for your résumé ... or your eulogy?

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David Brooks: Should you live for your résumé ... or your eulogy?

by TED.com

Published 2014


Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love -- the values that make for a great eulogy. (Joseph Soloveitchik has called these selves "Adam I" and "Adam II.") Brooks asks: Can we balance these two selves?


Run time 00:05:01
Producer TED.com
Language English

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